Rice Boi on the Wharf Mooloolaba

As I write this, liquid sunshine is falling and my mind is wandering to food. In particular to my latest crush, Rice Boi on the wharf Mooloolaba. We’ve only met that once but it was love at first bite. Rice Boi has a separate Vegan Menu Our (vegan) daughter was visiting and I’d heard Rice […]

A Famous Bridge in Rome: Ponte Sant’Angelo and a Walk by the Tiber

Springtime in Rome is perfect for the leisurely exploring of one of her captivating river neighbourhoods.  This particular 20 minute walk by the Tiber, really packs a punch. Crossing the Tiber to the right bank at Ponte Cavour, the walk passes the Palace of Justice, a famous bridge in Rome called Ponte Sant’ Angelo or […]

What to do in Coolum

Australia is a massive country to explore and it goes without saying that a Queensland beach experience is high on many holidayer’s To Do List. Mine reads something like this. Cool blue water. hot summer days. crashing white foam. sandy toes. salty lips. fish & chip sundowners. drinks on the deck. repeat. Hello Coolum! [pinit] […]

Dinner in a Japanese Home

Because Japanese homes are so intimate in size, entertaining traditionally takes place at a restaurant or bar. Therefore we were surprised and pleased to be invited for dinner at the home of our friend’s mother, who lived in a prefecture close to Kyoto. Our hosts seemed as excited for us to be in their home as […]

Things to do in Hvar Island Croatia’s Glamour Island

Updated May 2018. This post includes our top things to do in Hvar Island Croatia’s Glamour Island. Let’s begin in the ritziest town on Hvar Island, which happens to be a town of the same name. Hvar town, set on a harbour dotted with mega yachts, Hvar Yacht Week arrivals and the every day ferries […]

Mullumbimby or Mullum a Little Town with Big Spirit

If you’re driving through the Rainbow Region of New South Wales,  you might happen upon the self proclaimed Biggest Little Town in Australia. I think it’s moniker should be Little Town Big Spirit. The Rainbow Region. The Rainbow district starts to the west in the town of Nimbin and wafts it’s way through The Channon, Uki south […]

Budget Eating at Ortigia Market Siracusa

To find Caseificio Borderi, the cheese factory deli owned by the Borderi family in Siracusa, Sicily, look for the crowd of happy shoppers munching on hand made cheeses at Ortigia Market. We visited this local institution on the recommendation of our Airbnb host in Ortigia and stayed for the theatre performance that is Andrea.  He […]